It's been a massive year here at Strong Words HQ - the first full year of publishing!
Thank you to all of you for reading and sharing. I've put together a little vid to reminisce about the year just gone.
Pop your headphones in and enjoy the beats.
Wishing you all the most fun celebrations and see you in the New Year!
Want to know what my workouts look like right now? I always need a sports goal to make sure I give it my all in the gym. I’ve got a lot to work towards right now.
Revisiting my article from last February on Sleep and Recovery as we'll be diving deeper into this topic over the coming months - Why is it so important? In the gym during training you cause stimulus to your body but the positive changes only occur when you are at rest and in recovery.
Cramps, mood swings, loose bowels. Our cycles are varied and beautiful in their own way. This week we talk about the results of the menstrual cycle survey.
Ever wondered why you sometimes feel sore several days after working out and sometimes not at all? Today we’re talking about Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness - what it is, what it means and how to minimise it.
Finally there is a reason to go with your gut. And the reason is that your gut is where it’s at. It effects every other part of your body. Check out Grace and Gus’ introduction to gut health, what to look out for and how to help improve your gut health.
This Abs series gives you a handful of great exercises and builds to add to your programme at the beginning, at the end or as a standalone quick session. You all know the importance of a strong core and your various abs are all important. Get those abs activated to make just about everything you do feel smoother, easier and more stable.
Since the new season is upon us, I wanted to revisit this article (originally published Feb 2017). Whether there are New Year's resolutions you aren’t quite sticking to or you feel like you're in a bit of a rut, Spring is a great opportunity for a refresh in many areas of life. Using my ROCK Principles there are 7 points in this article that can help you focus this season to create a healthy balanced lifestyle for the rest of the year.
Periods. Yes, we're talking about periods. This week it's all about how your cycle effects your training. Look out for more in this series. We're going to get a little uncomfortable but it's time to talk about this stuff.
Meet Strong Friend Rahil Malik, owner of Shot near Ludgate Circus, my favourite spot for healthy and delicious lunch and snacks right near the studio. Rahil brings us nutritious fare, without the attitude, that is delicious and easy, proving that healthy doesn't have to be dull.
This week in our series on Nutrition in collaboration with Gus Martin we talk about Blood Sugar Balance, the effects of imbalances and explaining those terms we hear all the time: Insulin Resistance and Hypoglycaemia.